Image courtesy of Colonial National Historical Park, Yorktown.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

17th Francis Marion/Swamp Fox Symposium: October 25-26, 2019

Advance Announcement

Explore the Revolutionary War Southern Campaign, "Times of Francis Marion, 1732-1795" in Manning, SC.

Preliminary Agenda:

The Continental Marines 1775-1783: In the Beginning

Admiral David Farragut’s father, George: The North Carolina & Spanish Family Connections

Dinner theater: Rebecca Motte, A first person monologue of her American Revolution Experience

Baron de Kalb 1721-1780.8

“Foot-Rovers”, known as “Raccoon Rovers” at Charles Town, Sullivan’s Isl. 1776 

The Sampit River Bridge & the Bridges Campaign

Running the Gauntlet:  Interpreting the Battle of Parkers Ferry 1781.8

Avenue of the Cedars, Francis Marion’s Last Engagement  1782

Richardson-Sinkler Connections, Planting, Politics, Horses, and Family Life, 1769—1853

Dinner Theater:  "Buying Time at the Racetrack: 240th Anniversary of Charlestown Neck" - Marion's delaying of Prevost. 

Register by Sept. 20, 2019 for Early-Bird Discount

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